GEMS 101: A SCHOOL BUILT ON MORE THAN 60 YEARS OF SUCCESS

April 26, 2019

To many in our city, GEMS World Academy Chicago is a fairly new name. Given that we welcomed our first students just a few years ago in fall 2014,...

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GEMS FAMILIES MAKE INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS

April 23, 2019

In a way, families enrolled at GEMS World Academy Chicago actually belong to five different schools.

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EXCHANGING IDEAS, INNOVATION WITH TEACHERS OVERSEAS

April 3, 2019

Being part of a global network of schools means that GEMS World Academy Chicago can provide access to co-learning experiences with peers at...

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CONNECTING WITH PEERS TO MAKE THE WORLD SMALLER

March 8, 2019

Read the news headlines on just about any given day, and the need for global education becomes clear. The social, political, economic and...

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ROOFTOP COMMONS OFFERS NEW PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

February 4, 2019

This is the third post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus. Follow along on our blog and on social media...

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CHARTING A PERSONAL PATH FOR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

January 18, 2019

{This post was written by Dee-Dee Sanders, the director of college counseling at GEMS World Academy Chicago.}

When people find out what I do,...

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TWO-LEVEL LIBRARY IS THE 'HEART' OF NEW GEMS UPPER SCHOOL

January 4, 2019

This is the second post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus opening fall 2019. Follow along on our blog...

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ONE SPACE, MANY USES — THE GEMS UPPER SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

December 21, 2018

This is the first post in our #BuildingBiggerDreams series highlighting our new Upper School campus, which opens in the fall of 2019. Follow...

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GEMS UPPER SCHOOL: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION ARRIVES IN CHICAGO

November 15, 2018

The way we look at education is changing. It makes sense that how we design school buildings would follow suit.

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